Student groups are deciding whether to ramp up anti-austerity action now or wait till half a million public sector workers are ready to join in and launch a strike.
Protesters kettled during the 2012 student strike will have their day in court, as will the city, which is pressing charges against another group of protesters. PLUS Ginette Reno scores one for the Bell Centre.
Two members of this post-punk four-piece tell us about learning to love the city and drawing inspiration from the streets.
Between proposing a toothless commission to take stock of last year’s student protests and appointing Pierre Karl Péladeau head of Hydro-Quebec, the PQ has been making some really questionable choices.
Today, hundreds, if not thousands, of students are expected to meet at Square Victoria to protest the government’s summit on higher education. Follow our live feed of today’s demonstration.
If there had been no tuition in 2012, the lost revenue would amount to close to $350 million, a figure not far removed from, say, what Revenu Quebec expects to bring in annually from its new sales-recording modules in restaurants. So why isn’t it already free, asks Peter Wheeland.
Free post-secondary tuition in Quebec isn’t a pipe dream. This week’s Quebec, Ink looks at the numbers, the arguments and the alternatives.
The manif may still be en cours, but right now it looks to be running on empty.
It was surprising to hear reports that PQ minister Pierre Duchesne on Sunday had definitively ruled out free education as a point of discussion in next month’s summit on higher education — mostly because he never said any such thing.
The city may have dismantled the camp at Square Victoria more than a year ago, but the Chorale du peuple is keeping the spirit of Occupy Montreal alive — through song.